Pictet Asset Management SA Sells 1,547 Shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX)

Pictet Asset Management SA decreased its position in iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXXGet Rating) by 64.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 852 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,547 shares during the quarter. Pictet Asset Management SA’s holdings in iShares Semiconductor ETF were worth $298,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Assetmark Inc. lifted its position in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 16.7% in the 2nd quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 398,414 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $139,290,000 after buying an additional 56,873 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. lifted its position in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 11.9% in the 1st quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 198,119 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $93,765,000 after buying an additional 21,116 shares during the last quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. lifted its position in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 0.9% in the second quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 184,445 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $64,483,000 after purchasing an additional 1,590 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 5,787.3% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 157,074 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $74,340,000 after purchasing an additional 154,406 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund lifted its position in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 50.0% in the first quarter. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund now owns 150,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $70,992,000 after purchasing an additional 50,000 shares during the last quarter.

iShares Semiconductor ETF Trading Up 1.2 %

Shares of SOXX stock opened at $382.00 on Thursday. iShares Semiconductor ETF has a fifty-two week low of $287.82 and a fifty-two week high of $559.02. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $337.13 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $369.29.

iShares Semiconductor ETF Increases Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 27th were given a $1.802 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 26th. This represents a $7.21 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.89%. This is an increase from iShares Semiconductor ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.63.

iShares Semiconductor ETF Company Profile

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iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF, formerly iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the United States-listed semiconductor stocks as represented by the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index (the Index).

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